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THRONE, noun [Latin thronus.]

1. A royal seat; a chair of state. The throne is sometimes an elegant chair richly ornamented with sculpture and gilding, raised a step above the floor, and covered with a canopy.

2. The seat of a bishop.

3. In Scripture, sovereign power and dignity.

Only in the throne will I be greater than thou. Genesis 41:40.

Thy throne O God, is forever. Psalms 45:6.

4. Angels. Colossians 1:16.

5. The place where God peculiarly manifests his power and glory.

The heaven is my throne and the earth my footstool. Isaiah 66:1.

THRONE, verb transitive To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

1. To place in an elevated position; to give an elevated place to; to exalt.

True image of the Father, whether thron'd

In the bosom of bliss and light of light.